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CASA of MC Scholarship Fund

January 17, 2020 Media Release:  CASA of Monterey County Establishes Scholarship Fund For Current and Former Youth in Monterey County Foster Care Please find release here:  CASA of MC Scholarship Fund

2019 First Place Winner!

Thank you, all you amazing supporters, for voting CASA of Monterey County as Best Nonprofit in the Monterey Herald's Reader's Choice 2019!

2019 Fall Training- Welcome 18 new CASAs!

We're very excited to welcome our newest class of CASAs!  28% were men volunteers, one of our larger groups of guys.  Thank you to ALL of you for stepping up and helping us care for our county's foster kids!

2019 National Philanthropy Day Honoree- Catherine Griggs

Please join us in recognizing and congratulating Catherine Griggs as CASA of Monterey County's Distinguished Honoree for the National Philanthropy Day Luncheon on Friday, November 15, 2019. Nominations are limited to 45 words. The following is Catherine’s nomination: “Catherine demonstrates exceptional commitment and service to CASA, our foster children, and communities. She generously gives

2019 Catching Dreams Drum Circle

September 14, 2019 Thank you to all guests and donors (present or not) who made Saturday evening at the stunning Santa Lucia Preserve such a memorable event. Very special thanks to The Official Rick Allen and Lauren Monroe for leading us in a beautiful and unforgettable late-afternoon drum circle. The evening was graciously MC'd by RLS's own Kristoffer Polaha, and

Annual CASA Picnic- Thank you Volunteers & Donors!

August 10, 2019 Thanks to you, the 2019 CASA picnic was a huge success! How wonderful to see the kids and CASA advocates having fun… and it could not have been possible without your generous contribution of both time and donations! For many of the children we serve, this was the first picnic they

2019 Summer CASAs!

We'd like to introduce you to our 2019 Summer CASA group!!! August 20, 2019, 14 completed training! Besides our new volunteers, the group includes our two brand-new AmeriCorps Volunteer Infrastructure Program (VIP) Fellows, one new staff member, and one new intern!  Welcome to CASA!

CASA Underwater Explorers

Thank you Monterey Bay Aquarium, CASA Dan and fellow Aquarium dive staff, for providing an unforgettable experience for some of our foster kids with your amazing Underwater Explorers program!  Here's one happy kid- the smile says it all!  These are impressions that will last a lifetime for our kids.  Thank you! Advocates, if you have